Four medieval Hindu saints approach sex and death through riddle and enigma in this mystical, devotional poetry.
Ancient aphorisms on endurance, self-control and perfect joy, widely acknowledged as the Buddha's own teachings.
David Constantine's major new translation includes a preface by A. S. Byatt on Goethe's Faust and other representations of the character throughout literature. This edition also includes an introduction by Constantine, chronology, notes, a synopsis of each scene and further reading.
Everyman's Library's publication in a single beautiful hardback volume of Goethe's four principal masterpieces, together with a selection of his poems and letters
The book was an immediate success and a cult rapidly grew up around it, resulting in numerous copycat deaths as well as violent criticism and suppression for its apparent support of suicide.